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DC Area Screening to Mark 50th Anniversary of Silent Spring

HYATTSVILLE, MD — SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey has agreed to join a panel with the Rachel Carson Council on Sunday, Sept. 9, following a screening of his Emmy nominated film, A Chemical Reaction, at Busboys & Poets in Hyattsville, Md., just north of the District of Columbia. The free screening of the film, which details the contentious origins of the organic lawn movement in Canada and the United States, be ...

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Kennebunk, Maine: Movie, Popcorn & Politics Tonight

My ears will be burning tonight just after the dinner hour when five environmental groups join the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the town of Kennebunk for a viewing of our film, A Chemical Reaction. Since I've seen the film, it's the forum afterward that will pique my curiosity. Partners and presenters include the Kennebunk Coastal Association, the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserv ...

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From 1967 to Now: Another Town Poised to Take Action

[caption id="attachment_4262" align="alignleft" width="288" caption="The 1967 Masters golf tournament, won by Gay Brewer, right, was the first time the Augusta National Country Club appeared in full color on television."][/caption] Did you know the lawn chemical industry can be traced to the second weekend of April of 1967? That's the weekend the "Augusta Syndrome" was born, causing grown men across the U.S ...

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Growing Reaction

May 17, 2011 Langley Advance Growing reaction More and more communities are banning cosmetic pesticide use. Find out why. By Heather Colpitts The issue of cosmetic pesticides will be examined when the documentary A Chemical Reaction is shown at a special viewing May 18. The Canadian Cancer Society, in partnership with Langley Environmental Partners Society (LEPS), Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s School of ...

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Momentum Builds for SafeLawns Canadian Tour

With the week-long tour of Alberta and British Columbia just days away, the Canadian media has been calling. Here are a few of the articles posted just today (and check out the details of the tour on our Calendar of Events): http://www.dailybulletin.ca/article/20110412/KIMBERLEY0101/304129999/-1/kimberley01/lawn-and-garden-hoe-down http://golden.inthekoots.com/2011/04/11/healthy-lawn-and-garden-workshop-org ...

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